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March 3, 2020 — Primary Election
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California State AssemblyCandidate for District 25

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Anthony Phan

City Councilmember/Businessman
6,780 votes (7.2%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Expand access to quality healthcare quality and fight poverty
  • Take urgent action on climate change
  • Invest in affordable housing to address regional housing crisis



Profession:City Councilmember/Businessman
President of Land Development, Invictus Strategy (2018–current)
Councilmember, City of Milpitas — Elected position (2016–current)
Principal Consultant, Pinnacle Strategy (2017–2018)
Organizer, United Automobile Workers International (2016–2016)
Local Board Member, United States Selection Service System — Appointed position (2013–2016)
Commissioner, City of San Jose Library and Early Education Commissioner — Appointed position (2013–2014)


University of California, Los Angeles Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (2016)
Stanford University Certificate, Political Psychology (2013)


Elected to the Milpitas City Council in 2016, Anthony Phan has led the City to become one of fastest growing economies in the Bay Area. As Councilmember, he spearheaded efforts to raise the minimum wage, create more affordable housing, expand access to transportation, invest in public education, create thousands of good-paying jobs, and tackle on government corruption. He is running for State Assembly to keep delivering results for Bay Area families and communities.    Anthony strives to make a difference beyond the role of a traditional Councilmember. Through his work on regional boards and committees such as Association of Bay Area Governments, Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and Cities Association of Santa Clara County, he has earned a reputation regionally for building bridges by delivering results and resources to other Bay Area cities.   Anthony's leadership also extends to the national level, having been appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as a Board Member of the US Selective Service System, an agency responsible for making tough decisions affecting national security during wartime.    Prior to being elected to the City Council, Anthony started the UAW Tesla campaign in Fremont to ensure what happened to GM and Toyota factory workers at the NUUMI plant in 2010 never happens again and that these workers, who make up our diverse community, can thrive in our shared regional economy.   Born and raised in San José, Anthony attended local public schools before becoming the first in his family to graduate high school and college. He earned his B.A. from UCLA and holds a Certificate in Political Psychology from Stanford University. Professionally, Anthony owns and operates a land use consulting firm that focuses on community development and works towards housing affordability.

Who gave money to this candidate?


Total money raised: $97,235

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

Employees of Invictus Strategy
Employees of Lyon Living
Employees of GEW
Employees of McCarthy Ranch
Milpitas Greens
US Freight System Inc.

More information about contributions

By State:

California 98.94%
Washington 1.06%

By Size:

Large contributions (96.96%)
Small contributions (3.04%)

By Type:

From organizations (28.90%)
From individuals (71.10%)
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the California Secretary of State.

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